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Cultural adaptation within modern Africa.

S. H. Irvine

Cultural adaptation within modern Africa.

by S. H. Irvine

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Published by Teachers College Press, Columbia University in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnopsychology -- Africa,
    • Acculturation -- Africa,
    • Ethnology -- Africa

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by S. H. Irvine and J. T. Sanders.
      SeriesPublications of the Center for Education in Africa, Columbia University
      ContributionsSanders, James Taggart, joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN273 .I7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination162 p.
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4468964M
      LC Control Number79171692

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